• Culture/People:

    probably Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Hammerstone

  • Date created:

    AD 1000-1600

  • Place:

    Mound near Cherokee; Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Stone

  • Techniques:

    Pecked

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected or excavated in 1941 by William F. Stiles (1912-1980, MAI curator) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

  • Dimensions:

    10.3 cm

  • Catalog number:

    20/4403

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Eastern Band of Cherokee exhibit in the "Our Peoples" gallery on the 4th floor

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